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30 Aug 2016 description
infographic World Food Programme

Since the escalation of the conflict in March 2015, UNHRD has supported 6 Partners responding to the crisis by sending 452.7 MT of critical relief items, equipment and medical supplies to Djibouti and Yemen. Most recently, UNHRD dispatched 35 metric tons of medicine to Hoedida on behalf of WHO.

For information about stocks available for emergency deployment through UNHRD’s Loan and Borrow facility, please visit www.unhrd.org or contact unhrd.customerservice@wfp.org.

29 Aug 2016 description

Sana'a, 29 August 2016 - The Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen is deeply concerned by the devastating impact that the recent upsurge in fighting is having on civilians in Yemen and along the southwestern border with Saudi Arabia.

29 Aug 2016 description

DHALA, YEMEN, 28th August, 2016 (WAM) - Fadl Al Ja'adi, the Governor of Yemeni province of Dhala, attended on Sunday the re-opening of three schools which were renovated by the Emirates Red Crescent Authority (ERC).

The school were partially damaged during the assault launched against the province by the Houthi militia and their allies, the forces of deposed President Saleh.

In a speech made after the re-opening, Al Ja'adi praised the role played by the ERC in restoring the educational infrastructure through renovation, maintenance and furnishing work.

28 Aug 2016 description

Najran, Saudi Arabia | AFP | Sunday 8/28/2016 - 11:43 GMT by Ian Timberlake

It doesn't look like there is war in Najran.

Not when you drive down King Abdul Aziz Road in the late afternoon sun, past the luxury hotel, the hypermarket and the sprawling gym in this southern Saudi city near the border with Yemen.

But enter the King Khaled Hospital and you can see what the war has done.

Saleh al-Abbas weeps outside the room where his nine-year-old son Mahdi lies with his head and face bandaged.

28 Aug 2016 description

Aden, Yemen | AFP | Sunday 8/28/2016 - 09:48 GMT

Warplanes from the Saudi-led coalition struck a rebel convoy near a taxi stand in central Yemen, killing seven civilians and nine insurgents, officials said on Sunday.

The air strikes hit three vehicles belonging to the Huthi rebels late Saturday near the Mafraq Sharab junction outside the southwestern city of Taez, a military official said.

Medical sources said hospitals in Taez received the bodies of seven civilians, while military sources said nine rebels were killed and 14 people were wounded.

28 Aug 2016 description

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | AFP | Sunday 8/28/2016 - 19:29 GMT

Yemen's exiled government has said it welcomes in principle a US-backed plan to resume peace talks with Iran-backed rebels on the basis of forming a unity government.

In Sanaa, the rebels said they had discussed the establishment of a government, and said they would respond "positively" to any attempt to end the conflict.

27 Aug 2016 description

Najran, Saudi Arabia | AFP | Saturday 8/27/2016 - 15:28 GMT

A rocket fired from Yemen killed a three-year-old boy Saturday in the Saudi border region of Najran, a civil defence official said, in the latest cross-border attack by Iran-backed Yemeni rebels.

Major Ali al-Shahrani, civil defence spokesman in southwest Saudi Arabia, told reporters a nine-year-old brother of the boy was also wounded when a Katyusha rocket hit their family's home.

26 Aug 2016 description
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(Geneva, August 26, 2016) – The United Nations Human Rights Council should immediately create an international investigation into abuses in Yemen, Human Rights Watch said today.

26 Aug 2016 description
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2014 Annual Narrative Report of IASC Gender Standby Capacity Project

26 Aug 2016 description
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2016 budget (in USD): US$ 3.88 million

Implementation period: 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2016

2016 deployments: 188 months of GenCap Adviser gender mainstreaming deployments and 12 months of Regional Gender Based Violence Adviser deployments, for a total of 200 deployment months for the project.

26 Aug 2016 description
infographic World Food Programme

Since the escalation of the conflict in March 2015, UNHRD has supported 6 Partners responding to the crisis by sending 454.2 MT of critical relief items, equipment and medical supplies to Djibouti and Yemen. Most recently, UNHRD dispatched 35 metric tons of medicine to Hoedida on behalf of WHO.

For information about stocks available for emergency deployment through UNHRD’s Loan and Borrow facility, please visit www.unhrd.org or contact unhrd.customerservice@wfp.org.

26 Aug 2016 description

In hopes of breathing life into an economy stagnated by conflict, ACTED relaunches livestock distribution activities in Al Hudaydah and Raymah Governorate.

26 Aug 2016 description

The war continues to rage uninterrupted in Yemen and the country spirals into chaos, with 14.4 million people struggling with food insecurity and 2.82 million persons currently internally displaced, according to the latest UNOCHA figures. However, the governorate of Raymah, in western central Yemen, remains a place of relative calm. Farmers in Raymah continue their long tradition of coffee harvesting and pruning the coffee fruit as the summer seasons comes to an end.

26 Aug 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

3,618 Refugees currently hosted in Djibouti pending further physical verification exercises

1,636 Registered females.

1,299 Registered children and adolescents